Boston Celtics Playoff Rosters

1959-1960 Boston Celtics Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Gene Conley PF 6-8 225 Nov 10, 1930 29 Washington State 2 1952 NBA Draft, Rnd 10, Pick 4, Boston Celtics
Bob Cousy PG 6-1 175 Aug 9, 1928 31 Holy Cross 9 1950 NBA Draft, Undrafted
1950 Chicago Stags Dispersal Draft, Boston Celtics
Gene Guarilia SF 6-6 215 Sep 13, 1937 22 George Washington 0 1959 Rnd 2, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Tommy Heinsohn PF 6-7 218 Aug 26, 1934 25 Holy Cross 3 1956 Territorial Pick, Boston Celtics
K.C. Jones PG 6-1 200 May 25, 1932 27 San Francisco 1 1955 Rnd 11, Pick 5, Minneapolis Lakers
Sam Jones GF 6-4 198 Jun 24, 1933 26 North Carolina Central 2 1956 Rnd 8, Pick 3, Minneapolis Lakers
Maury King SG 6-2 195 Mar 12, 1935 25 Kansas 0 1957 Rnd 6, Pick 8, Boston Celtics
Jim Loscutoff SF 6-5 200 Feb 4, 1930 30 Oregon 4 1955 Rnd 1, Pick 3, Boston Celtics
Frank Ramsey SF 6-3 190 Jul 13, 1931 28 Kentucky 4 1953 NBA Draft, Rnd 1, Pick 5, Boston Celtics
John Richter C 6-9 225 Mar 12, 1937 23 NC State 0 1959 Rnd 1, Pick 6, Boston Celtics
Bill Russell C 6-10 215 Feb 12, 1934 26 San Francisco 3 1956 Rnd 1, Pick 2, St. Louis Hawks
Bill Sharman PG 6-1 175 May 25, 1926 33 USC 9 1950 NBA Draft, Rnd 2, Pick 5, Washington Capitols

1959-1960 Playoff Matchups

DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #2 San Francisco Warriors #3 Syracuse Nationals PHI in 3
Second Round W2 Minneapolis Lakers W3 Detroit Pistons MIN in 2
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 San Francisco Warriors BOS in 6
Conference Finals W1 St. Louis Hawks W2 Minneapolis Lakers STH in 7
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics W1 St. Louis Hawks BOS in 7

1959-1960 Boston Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Tommy Heinsohn 13 32.5 21.8 9.7 2.1
Bill Russell 13 44.0 18.5 25.8 2.9
Bill Sharman 13 28.0 16.8 3.5 1.5
Frank Ramsey 13 35.3 16.7 7.7 2.1
Bob Cousy 13 36.0 15.3 3.7 8.9
Sam Jones 13 15.2 8.2 3.2 1.4
Gene Conley 13 20.7 6.5 8.9 0.2
K.C. Jones 13 17.8 5.5 3.5 1.1
John Richter 8 11.9 4.4 3.6 0.2
Gene Guarilia 7 5.9 2.0 2.7 0.4

1959-1960 Boston Celtics Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders Philadelphia Leaders
Mar 16, 1960
v.
Philadelphia
W, 111-105 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-0 PTS: 25. Bill Sharman
PTS: 42. W. Chamberlain
Mar 18, 1960
@
Philadelphia
L, 115-110 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Finals
1-1 PTS: 26. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 30. Paul Arizin
Mar 19, 1960
v.
Philadelphia
W, 120-90 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
2-1 PTS: 26. Bill Russell
PTS: 22. W. Sauldsberry
Mar 20, 1960
@
Philadelphia
W, 104-112 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Finals
3-1 PTS: 28. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 35. Paul Arizin
Mar 22, 1960
v.
Philadelphia
L, 107-128 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
3-2 PTS: 22. Bill Russell
PTS: 50. W. Chamberlain
Mar 24, 1960
@
Philadelphia
W, 117-119 Philadelphia Convention Hall and Civic Center
Conference Finals
4-2 PTS: 25. Bill Russell
PTS: 31. Guy Rodgers

1959-1960 Boston Celtics NBA Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Boston Leaders St. Louis Leaders
Mar 27, 1960
v.
St. Louis
W, 140-122 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-0 PTS: 24. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 25. Cliff Hagan
Mar 29, 1960
v.
St. Louis
L, 103-113 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
1-1 PTS: 30. Bill Sharman
PTS: 35. Bob Pettit
Apr 2, 1960
@
St. Louis
W, 86-102 Kiel Auditorium
NBA Finals
2-1 PTS: 30. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 23. Bob Pettit
Apr 3, 1960
@
St. Louis
L, 106-96 Kiel Auditorium
NBA Finals
2-2 PTS: 20. Bill Sharman
PTS: 32. Bob Pettit
Apr 5, 1960
v.
St. Louis
W, 127-102 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
3-2 PTS: 34. T. Heinsohn
PTS: 28. Cliff Hagan
Apr 7, 1960
@
St. Louis
L, 105-102 Kiel Auditorium
NBA Finals
3-3 PTS: 17. Bill Russell
PTS: 36. Cliff Hagan
Apr 9, 1960
v.
St. Louis
W, 122-103 Boston Garden
NBA Finals
4-3 PTS: 24. Frank Ramsey
PTS: 22. Bob Pettit